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Friday, November 17 • 4:00pm - 4:40pm
Functional Linear Algebra in Scala

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It is curious that a bunch of Linear Algebra implementations are written as if it is Fortran all the way down. We can do better, and a functional implementation, with less mutability and more abstractions, may save efforts, space, and processor time. I will show pieces of easy-to-read code that works with vectors and matrices in a functional way. As an example, an efficient and practical implementation of PCA.

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Software developer with an experience in categories and toposes.Teaching logic and formal methods at Santa Clara University.Working as a data engineer at Salesforce.

Friday November 17, 2017 4:00pm - 4:40pm PST